Sidhu Moose Wala’s killing planned ‘6 months ago’ but ‘bodyguards came in the way’
Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder was result of ‘inter-gang rivalry’, police say. Canada-based Goldy Brar, an associate of Punjab’s Lawrence Bishnoi gang, has purportedly claimed responsibility, reports Bismee Taskin.
Modi PMO tends to control everything, ministers seek nod for press meets too, says Anil Swarup
Former Union secretary Anil Swarup weighs in on Modi govt’s evaluation system for civil servants & wonders how there could be a compromise in the Ranjan Gogoi harassment case, reports Madhuparna Das.
Sri Lanka walks a tightrope — Chinese ‘credit card’ on one side, Indian friendship on other
‘India is the only game in town’ said one expert alluding to India lending Sri Lanka a helping hand, Colombo’s strained ties with Beijing and the prevailing economic crisis, reports Sowmiya Ashok.
Sufism isn’t the peaceful Islamic sect you think it is. It grew behind the shadows of swords
Sufis ventured into only those territories where Islamic power was already established—they flourished under the shadow of emperors’ swords, writes Faiyaz Ahmad Fyzie.
Tanks will win you battles. Just don’t leave them alone like Russians did in Ukraine
The obituary of the tank has been written many a time. But it has bounced back and continued to dominate the modern battlefield, Lt. Gen. A.K. Singh (Retd.).
India’s ‘big domestic market’ is a big lie. Look beyond—see what China, Japan have done
Myth of India’s market size is particularly damaging because we base our growth strategy on a fundamentally incorrect assumption. It needs to change, writes Rahul Ahluwalia.
Let’s discuss: Is Modi govt’s Kashmir policy a success, failure or same old muddling along?
Modi govt’s Kashmir policy has been a success in changing status of state & redefining what remains negotiable. To expect it was going to end terror & alienation was wishful thinking, writes Shekhar Gupta, in this week’s ‘National Interest’.